At a press conference held today at Mercedes-Benz Connection, Mercedes-Benz Japan announced that Hiromichi Ochiai of FACETASM has been selected as the “Mercedes-Benz Presents Designer.”
Itochu Corporation announced that it has purchased all stocks relating to Japanese clothing brand Edwin Holdings and that is also entered into a sponsorship agreement on Mar 10, 2014.
American apparel brand “J.Crew” will open its first stores in Asia Pacific. Two stores will open in Hong Kong in May, one at On Lan Street in Central and the other at the International Finance Centre (IFC) mall.
The world’s largest international apparel fabrics and accessories trade fair “Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics- Spring Edition 2014” will open at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition
The commercial complex “Ikspiari” located on the premises of Tokyo Disneyland Resort will undergo its largest renewal since its opening in 2000.
The Sanrio Expo 2014 introducing the latest items from the company was held until Feb 7. This year, a press preview was held for the first time.
Fifteen new shops will be introduced as part of the spring renewal of Lumine Yurakucho. The new shops are targeted towards working women and will open in turn from Feb 18.
Isetan Mitsukoshi currently holds a pop-up event dubbed “Nipponista” for one week in Soho, New York. An opening reception was held in the city on Feb 5.
On Mar 3, the world’s largest international apparel fabrics and accessories trade fair “Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics- Spring Edition 2014” will be held at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center.
Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd. will renovate the commercial facility “Arcakit Kinshicho” located in proximity of the JR Kinshicho train station.
On Apr 19, Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd. will open the facility “Mitsui Shopping Park LaLa Terrace Musashi-Kosugi.” The new building will be directly connected to Musashi-Kosugi station of the Tokyu Toyoko and Meguro lines.
The “Shinjuku Shopping Campaign 2014 Spring” is currently being held to communicate the charms of the Shinjuku area to foreign tourists. Until Mar 31.
KUZUHA MALL and Kuzuha Station Building will open on Mar 12 to become one of the largest shopping centers in Osaka.
On Jan 29, Kenzo Paris, the company managing the brand Kenzo, announced its plans to establish the joint venture “Kenzo Paris Japan” with Yagi Tsusho Limited.
On Jan 27, Fast Retailing Co., Ltd. announced its decision to pursue a secondary listing of Hong Kong depository receipts (HDRs) on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (SEHK).
A new shopping zone for young women dubbed “solaha” will open on Feb 22 at Abeno Harukas Wing Building of Kintetsu department store.
Itochu, which holds the trademark rights for Outdoor Products, entered into an exclusive franchise agreement with casual fashion brand “Sanmarino” for the Japanese market.
Nishiguchi Lumine will open temporarily in Yokohama from Mar 1. Six shops and one space for seasonal events will open.
This March, Hankyu Nishinomiya Gardens (address: 14-2, Takamatsu-cho, Nishinomiya-shi, Hyogo), one of the largest shopping centers in West Japan, will undergo its largest renovation since it first opened.
On Jan 14, a new commercial area focusing on local tenants opened on the first basement and first floors of Ark Hills South Tower in Roppongi, Tokyo.